Sometimes people wait in isolation. Others wait in groups, as this trio below.
People in waiting rooms for eye doctors generally fall into two categories: dilatees and those waiting to drive them home. Below is a portrait of the latter.
The gentleman across the way was wearing the sharpest shirt and trousers I have ever seen. And I do mean sharp! I don’t think that his clothes were starched, or they would have cracked when he moved. I was thinking about working some more on this drawing. I would concentrate the straight lines of the […]
This young lady looked very comfortable looking at her laptop. I’m not sure if she was using it to study or for pleasure. There were a minimum of papers on the table and she was quiet and virtually motionless. Maybe she was meditating.
At first I lightly sketched the figure. I don’t know why, but I always seem to start with the arms. I also spend time on the head tilt and its relationship to the shoulders. I finished with enough time to include some of the furniture, and to darken the lines of the woman. I’m pretty […]
I’ve seen these folks before (Second Day of School). This time the girl was exhausted, or very bored. School can take it out of you.
Light and dark divided evenly for a day. Dark will take over from now on. And cold. This is the last outdoor party of the year. This year.
This could be entitled older man sketching young man looking at a girl. I boiled it down to “Looking at a Girl”, which generalizes the central idea of the drawing. I just started a book called “Why Poetry” by Matthew Zapruder. I’ve had a difficult time with most poetry and this book promises to be […]
I wasn’t sure that this couple were married, but their relative postures assured me that this was the case. The woman is sitting comfortably; the man is on the edge of his seat.
Taking care of children is a very tough job. But sketching kids is also tough. The more active child was all over the place. I started to draw him when he was in one position and 30 seconds later he was in another. This mother was truly in charge of a family of at least […]